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Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship: Operations

Samworth Brothers (Holdings) Ltd
1, Samworth Way, Melton Mowbray, LE13 1GA
£19,000.00 annually
Closing date
24 Jan 2022

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Apprenticeship, Degree
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This opportunity could be your first step in a career within the food industry which has so many possibilities! We have 2 positions available for 2021 within our Operations job family. Taking our developed products through the supply chain of planning, production, and delivery to our customers you will need to liaise and work collaboratively across a number of functions building your stakeholder management to deliver high quality finished goods to order for our key customers.

During your programme you would have 3 x 1-year placements which are all real job roles with real responsibilities. Your degree studies are centred on a Chartered Manager degree through our academic partner Sheffield Hallam University (SHU). You may know that SHU is a National Centre of Excellence for Food Engineering, featuring in the 2020 Good University Guide for teaching quality, and currently rated 82% for student satisfaction. A number of our existing group colleagues are alumni and as we have been working in partnership with the university for a number of years, so we are confident that you will receive high quality education and will be well supported.

We will pay you a competitive starting salary for your job role (much higher than the National Minimum Wage for apprentices) and we will also pay all costs and expenses for University block-release study at Sheffield Hallam University. We offer our Higher-level Apprentices a permanent contract of employment from the start so that you can be sure that we are fully invested in your success, and as a permanent member of our team you will be offered a great range of benefits too.

Duties could include:
  • Building knowledge of the company and processes
  • Procurement
  • Dealing with suppliers
  • Planning lines and products
  • Continuous business improvement
  • Running a product line
  • Team leadership

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • A commitment to building great relationships, and pride in quality & safety
  • A passion for learning, and strong ambition to reach your full potential

Personal qualities

  • Ability to take a flexible approach to work and working hours
  • As placements could be at any of our business locations, the flexibility to re-locate is key and we will provide you with relocation support

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above(or equivalent) in Maths and English Language.

Plus, a minimum of 112 UCAS points from 3 A Levels/120 UCAS points from 2 A-levels or equivalent BTEC National Qualifications.

Future prospects

We will provide you with future learning and career development opportunities to reach your full potential within our Group.

Things to consider

Equality, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our academic and business strengths.We believe that excellence comes through recognising the value of each individual.

Sheffield Hallam University welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.
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